"Tamponomics" has split the Prime Minister and Treasurer and was raised again in Parliament on Wednesday. But how much tampon tax are women actually paying?
Heath Aston, political correspondent One of the key players behind a push to strip green groups of their charitable status, the Minerals Council of Australia, has missed the deadline to make a submission to the parliamentary inquiry that could deliver that result.
Matthew Knott The ABC's flagship discussion program Q&A consistently leans to the left and needs to include a more balanced selection of panellists, a Coalition senator has told ABC Managing Director Mark Scott during Senate hearings.
Sarah Whyte The Immigration Department is spending more than $70 million on advertisements and public service announcements to deter people in poor nations from making the journey to Australia by boat.
James Massola, Judith Ireland Two of the strongest Liberal supporters of same-sex marriage have lashed Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's move to introduce a bill on the topic to Parliament next week.
Heath Aston, political correspondent It was more than three months ago that Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove impressed foodies everywhere with an intention to buy a Thermomix for the kitchen at Yarralumla.
Fergus Hunter Prime Minister Tony Abbott has launched a discussion about citizenship as part of a broader focus on home grown terrorism.
Megan Levy Sunrise co-host David Koch has resigned on live national television as chairman of the federal government's organ donation advisory council while firing an extraordinary parting shot at Assistant Health Minister Fiona Nash, telling her to "get a backbone".
Sarah Whyte The High Commissioner for Human Rights has told a global audience that he is "dismayed" in Australia and the country's treatment of people seeking asylum in detention centres.
Judith Ireland Is it time to get out the rainbow flag? There's more to this story than meets the eye.